Kimberley students explore tech careers
On March 15, Selkirk students involved in the Kimberley Youth Action Network (KYAN) had an opportunity to travel to Vancouver for Youth Innovation Day at the BC Tech Summit.
Youth Innovation Day allows students to explore the wide range of education, training and career opportunities in the tech sector.
“The kids were over the moon,” said Action Network facilitator Lori Joe. “They had an amazing experience.”
It was perfect timing as the Network kids are involved in a project called Inspire Me, focusing on current trends in employment and where to look career-wise.
Attending the summit allowed students to talk to people in tech careers, and actually see the work going on.
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